2022 Specialized Diverge Elite E5

An aluminum frame gravel bike with mid-range components and hydraulic disc brakes, priced near the low end of the Diverge model range. Compare the full range

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2022 Specialized Diverge Elite E5
MSRP$2,000
SuspensionRigid
FrameAluminum
ForkCarbon
Wheels700c
Tires38c
Drivetrain2 × 10
GroupsetGRX 400, GRX 600
BrakesHydraulic Disc

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Gearing

2 × 10 — 20 speed

Diverge Elite E5

36 mph

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36 mph

The Diverge Elite E5 is easier to ride up hills than similar bikes.

The Diverge Elite E5 is geared about the same as similar bikes for riding downhill.


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May 2021

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November 2020

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2021 Specialized Diverge Comp Carbon review

The Specialized Diverge Comp Carbon is a hugely versatile carbon gravel bike that could be turned to almost any task

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October 2020

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The Specialized Diverge Comp Carbon could be the perfect do-it-all bike for those seeking on road fun and off road thrills

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May 2020

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The 2021 Specialized Diverge Is a Gravel Dream Ride

Smoother, more stable and more capable, the new Diverge can take you further than ever.

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May 2020

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First Look! All-New 2021 Specialized Diverge gravel bike with Future Shock 2.0

The all-new Specialized Diverge gravel bike gets completely revised geometry, the latest Future Shock suspension system, and bigger tire clearance!

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May 2020

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Specialized S-Work Diverge 2021 gravel bike first ride review – the perfect getaway vehicle?

Specialized have just announced the new Diverge 2021. How does this gravel bike handle the gravel tracks around Girona? Is the Diverge the perfect getaway vehicle to escape the stress of everyday life? You can find out in our first ride review!

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Specs
Build
Frame

Specialized Diverge E5 Premium Aluminum, threaded BB, internal routing, 12x142mm thru-axle, flat-mount disc

BB StandardBSA, 68mm, threaded

Fork

FACT carbon, full carbon steerer, 12x100 mm thru-axle, flat-moun

Bottom Bracket

Shimano 68mm threaded

Stem

Specialized, 3D-forged alloy, 4-bolt, 7-degree rise

Handlebar

Specialized Shallow Drop, 6061, 70x125mm, 31.8mm clamp

Saddle

Body Geometry Bridge Saddle, steel rails

Seatpost

Alloy, 2-bolt Clamp, 12mm offset, 27.2mm, anti-corrosion hardware

Groupset
Rear Derailleur

Shimano GRX RX400, 10-speed

Front Derailleur

Shimano GRX RX400, braze-on

Crank

Shimano GRX RX600, 46/30T

Shifters

Shimano GRX RX400 hydraulic brake levers, 2x10 speed mechanical shifting

Cassette

Shimano CS-HG50-10, 10-Speed 11-36t

Chain

KMC X10, 10-speed w/ reusable Missing Link™

Brakes

Shimano GRX 810, Hydraulic disc

Wheels
Rims

Front: AXIS Elite Disc, Rear: AXIS Elite Disc

Tires

Front: Specialized Pathfinder Sport, 700x38c, Rear: Specialized Pathfinder Sport, 700x38c

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